Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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official Kansas Day postcard
  • Coy Avon Seward, designer
    born: Chase, Kansas, United States ; died: Wichita, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • official Kansas Day postcard, 1911
  • Where object was made: United States
  • offset color lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 137 x 87 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 3/8 x 3 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 137 x 87 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 5 3/8 x 3 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • Gift in memory of Mildred Seward Pierce
  • Not on display
  • 2006.0176
Label Text

Exhibition Label:
“C.A. Seward: Artist and Draftsman,” Feb-2010, Kate Meyer
Seward was commissioned to create this postcard promoting Kansas and commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of Kansas Day -January 29, 1861, the day the state entered the Union.